There is a Native American tribe of ultra-runners known as the Tarahumara. They can run 200 miles non-stop, and play running games that go on for up to 2 days without breaks. They use the toe-strike method of running instead of the traditional heel-strike. And they do it drunk.
There is a sport called Banzai Skydiving. You throw the parachute out of the airplane first and then jump after it.
In America, fake wrestling is called “pro wrestling” and real wrestling is called “amateur wrestling”.
Shaolin Monks condition their testicles to withstand heavy beatings—the technique is called the “Iron Egg Skill.”
Dueling with wax bullets was popular in the early 20th century.
A gay, black baseball player invented the “high five” in 1977.
In the 1880s, before the invention of most modern popular entertainments, people would pass the time by teaching horses to dive off high platforms.
Cyclist Gerhard Schönbacher stopped and kissed the road before he finished last in the 1979 Tour de France.
Michael Jackson played professional baseball.